SSOE Group’s Healthcare Experts to Present at National Rural Health Association’s 33rd Annual Conference

November 17, 2009– SSOE Group announced today that their healthcare experts have been selected to present at the National Rural Health Association’s (NRHA) 33rd Annual Conference, May18 -21, 2010 in Savannah, Georgia. The presentation, “A Call to Rethink the Healthcare Design Process for Rural Providers: The Healthy Building Concept,” will discuss a unique approach to designing rural healthcare facilities which integrates familiar design tools such as Lean, Sustainable, and Evidence-Based Design. This ensures a coordinated approach to creating “Healthy-Buildings” which in turn, properly supports a healthy community.

Bob Siebenaller, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP and Eric Murrell, RA, CCS, CSI; are scheduled to present at 11:00a.m. on May 19, 2010. The material presented during this time will allow attendee’s to gain an understanding of the Healthy Building Concept and its role in creating enhanced environments of care for rural communities as well as how to implement and sustain a “Healthy Building” policy at their organization.

As experienced healthcare consultants, architects, interior designers, engineers, and program managers, SSOE integrates these disciplines to create facilities that are optimally designed for the business of healthcare and the treatment of patients. SSOE’s healthcare expertise is evident through their industry rankings. This year alone, they ranked nationally among the top 50 healthcare design firms by Modern Healthcare, 58th among Healthcare Design Firms by Building Design + Construction, and 47th among the top 100 Green Design Firms by Engineering News Record.

About SSOE Group

As an internationally ranked architecture and engineering firm, SSOE is known for delivering unparalleled client value that advances the AEC industry. They have been named a “Great Workplace” (Great Place to Work®) and one of the “Best AEC Firms to Work For” (BD+C).

Over the company’s 75-year history, it has earned a reputation for providing quality project solutions to high-tech and general manufacturing clients in the semiconductor, automotive, battery, food, chemical, and glass industries. SSOE also provides forward-thinking design across healthcare and general building sectors such as corporate workplace, education, and judicial—with projects completed in 40 countries. Visit for additional information and career opportunities.

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